When I graduated high school, there was a brief moment in time where I wanted to live in California. It seemed like once a month I would hop in my car and drive the five hours to Long Beach. I loved the weather, the beach and the shopping in Los Angeles. Growing up I would spend summer vacations with my parents and best friend in Carpenteria, a small town a few miles south of Santa Barbara and it's still one of the fondest memories I have growing up.
July was probably one of the most unbearable, hottest, most humid months ever for NYC. I was dying to take one of those trips back to Carpenteria to get away from the torturous weather, but one has to have money and vacation time to do that (which I have neither). I can only dream with these picture of those days on the beach. Love the styling by Marina Burini. I would kill to of had a wardrobe like this for the summer!
L’Officiel (February 2008)